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Welcome to Atherton ...

Atherton is located in Vigo County.

The location of Atherton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Atherton is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Atherton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Atherton (for example, toward Vermilion (IL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Atherton is within the (812) area code.

Communities near Atherton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atherton and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Paris (IL)   [Map]   8,322   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brazil   [Map]   8,078   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clinton   [Map]   4,724   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairview Park   [Map]   1,312   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Knightsville   [Map]   766   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Montezuma   [Map]   1,005   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Atherton.

Communities Also Named Atherton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Atherton - they are located in California, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), Ohio and Ontario.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atherton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atherton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atherton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atherton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atherton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atherton ...

Looking for more information about Atherton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Atherton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Atherton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Atherton.

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About Vigo County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atherton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Vigo County: www.vigocounty.org/

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atherton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atherton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atherton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6081, Longitude: -87.3620     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atherton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atherton.

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